The table below looks at the statistics for SQL Server skills in IT jobs advertised for the Manchester region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SQL Server over the 3 months to 27 February 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 8 6 5
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -1
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 788 828 981
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 20.09% 22.25% 24.34%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 61.42% 58.60% 59.96%
Number of salaries quoted 714 776 902
Average salary £38,875 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £26,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,000 £50,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
SQL Server
North West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Database & Business Intelligence category in permanent jobs advertised in the Manchester region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
Manchester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
1283 1413 1636
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 32.70% 37.96% 40.59%
Number of salaries quoted 1118 1253 1481
Average salary £37,500 £39,000 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.84% +5.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,000 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

SQL Server
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing SQL Server across the Manchester region as a proportion of the total demand within the Database & Business Intelligence category.

SQL Server Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

SQL Server
Salary Trend in Manchester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing SQL Server across the Manchester region.

SQL Server Salary Trend in Manchester

SQL Server
Salary Histogram in Manchester

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing SQL Server across the Manchester region over the 3 months to 27 February 2015.

SQL Server Salary Histogram in Manchester

SQL Server
Job Locations in Manchester

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SQL Server within the Manchester region over the 3 months to 27 February 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bolton +2 63 £40,000 +6.66% 19
Wigan +11 43 £37,500 -11.76% 8
Stockport -3 37 £32,000 -14.66% 17
Altrincham -7 17 £32,500 -13.33% 18
Salford 0 15 £32,500 -13.33% 4
Rochdale +2 12 £45,000 +42.85% 6
Oldham +3 11 £25,000 -16.66% 6
Ashton-under-Lyne - 9 £30,000 - 2
Bury +4 5 £39,000 +59.18% 4
Cheadle 0 1 - - 3
SQL Server
North West

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT jobs across the Manchester region citing SQL Server also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited SQL Server.

1 942 (56.95%) .NET
2 916 (55.38%) C#
3 766 (46.31%) SQL
3 766 (46.31%) ASP.NET
4 572 (34.58%) Microsoft
5 557 (33.68%) Agile Software Development
6 505 (30.53%) HTML
7 479 (28.96%) MVC
8 465 (28.11%) JavaScript
9 422 (25.51%) SQL Server 2008
10 419 (25.33%) CSS
11 403 (24.37%) Windows
12 320 (19.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 309 (18.68%) ASP.NET MVC
14 297 (17.96%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 297 (17.96%) Finance
15 281 (16.99%) Business Intelligence
16 278 (16.81%) jQuery
17 268 (16.20%) TDD
18 266 (16.08%) T-SQL
19 245 (14.81%) XML
20 240 (14.51%) MS Excel
21 238 (14.39%) WCF
22 230 (13.91%) Web Services
23 217 (13.12%) OO
24 210 (12.70%) VB.NET
25 193 (11.67%) Degree
26 181 (10.94%) .NET Framework
27 180 (10.88%) HTML5
28 170 (10.28%) Analytical Skills

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT jobs across the Manchester region citing SQL Server also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited SQL Server. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 168 (10.16%) SharePoint
2 109 (6.59%) IIS
3 72 (4.35%) Node.js
4 65 (3.93%) MS Exchange
5 52 (3.14%) CMS
6 41 (2.48%) Exchange Server 2010
7 34 (2.06%) Umbraco
8 25 (1.51%) WebLogic
9 24 (1.45%) Sitecore CMS
9 24 (1.45%) WebSphere
10 23 (1.39%) SharePoint 2010
11 18 (1.09%) BizTalk Server
12 17 (1.03%) Exchange Server 2013
12 17 (1.03%) Exchange Server 2007
13 16 (0.97%) Apache
14 15 (0.91%) Exchange Server 2003
15 12 (0.73%) SharePoint 2013
16 9 (0.54%) SAS
17 7 (0.42%) Sitefinity
18 6 (0.36%) Joomla!
Applications
1 240 (14.51%) MS Excel
2 63 (3.81%) PowerPivot
3 59 (3.57%) MS Office
4 20 (1.21%) MS Visio
5 11 (0.67%) MS PowerPoint
6 10 (0.60%) Photoshop
7 4 (0.24%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 2 (0.12%) MS Project
8 2 (0.12%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 21 (1.27%) Dynamics AX
2 14 (0.85%) Dynamics NAV
2 14 (0.85%) Dynamics CRM
3 10 (0.60%) Magento
4 4 (0.24%) Markit EDM
5 3 (0.18%) Dynamics GP
6 2 (0.12%) Visualfiles
6 2 (0.12%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 2 (0.12%) Oracle Cash Management
6 2 (0.12%) Google Analytics
7 1 (0.060%) SAP BPC
7 1 (0.060%) Oracle EBS
7 1 (0.060%) Exstream
7 1 (0.060%) FRx
7 1 (0.060%) SAP Business One
Cloud Services
1 51 (3.08%) Microsoft Azure
2 50 (3.02%) Amazon AWS
3 23 (1.39%) Amazon EC2
4 16 (0.97%) Office 365
5 12 (0.73%) SaaS
6 6 (0.36%) Yammer
7 4 (0.24%) Amazon SQS
7 4 (0.24%) Amazon S3
8 2 (0.12%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 65 (3.93%) Firewall
2 56 (3.39%) HTTP
2 56 (3.39%) SAN
3 44 (2.66%) Internet
4 40 (2.42%) DNS
5 35 (2.12%) LAN
6 28 (1.69%) WAN
7 27 (1.63%) DHCP
8 26 (1.57%) VPN
9 20 (1.21%) TCP/IP
10 17 (1.03%) Wireless
11 12 (0.73%) Intranet
11 12 (0.73%) NAS
11 12 (0.73%) LDAP
11 12 (0.73%) SMTP
12 10 (0.60%) SSL
13 9 (0.54%) VoIP
14 8 (0.48%) MPLS
14 8 (0.48%) VLAN
15 7 (0.42%) IPv4
Database & Business Intelligence
1 422 (25.51%) SQL Server 2008
2 320 (19.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 297 (17.96%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 165 (9.98%) SQL Server 2005
5 159 (9.61%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 141 (8.52%) Data Warehouse
7 121 (7.32%) SQL Server 2012
8 111 (6.71%) Relational Database
9 73 (4.41%) MySQL
10 72 (4.35%) RDBMS
11 46 (2.78%) SQL Server 2000
12 44 (2.66%) Oracle Database
13 40 (2.42%) OLAP
14 35 (2.12%) Crystal Reports
15 33 (2.00%) DB2
16 31 (1.87%) MongoDB
17 29 (1.75%) Data Mining
18 22 (1.33%) DTS
19 21 (1.27%) OLTP
19 21 (1.27%) Oracle Exadata
Development Applications
1 102 (6.17%) Visual Studio
2 78 (4.72%) Team Foundation Server
3 67 (4.05%) NUnit
4 52 (3.14%) Subversion
5 31 (1.87%) Git (software)
6 29 (1.75%) Moq
7 19 (1.15%) MSTest
8 18 (1.09%) JIRA
9 16 (0.97%) Maven
10 14 (0.85%) TeamCity
11 12 (0.73%) Selenium
11 12 (0.73%) SpecFlow
12 11 (0.67%) Octopus Deploy
12 11 (0.67%) ReSharper
12 11 (0.67%) Eclipse
13 10 (0.60%) Rhino Mocks
14 9 (0.54%) VSS/SourceSafe
15 8 (0.48%) ClearCase
15 8 (0.48%) Xcode
16 6 (0.36%) Oracle Forms
General
1 297 (17.96%) Finance
2 70 (4.23%) Retail
3 50 (3.02%) Marketing
4 43 (2.60%) Games
5 39 (2.36%) Manufacturing
6 27 (1.63%) Banking
7 16 (0.97%) Advertising
8 11 (0.67%) Legal
9 7 (0.42%) Local Government
10 6 (0.36%) Music Industry
10 6 (0.36%) Telecoms
10 6 (0.36%) Automotive
10 6 (0.36%) Law
11 5 (0.30%) Financial Institution
12 4 (0.24%) Back Office
12 4 (0.24%) Retail Banking
12 4 (0.24%) Billing
13 2 (0.12%) Electronics
13 2 (0.12%) Front Office
13 2 (0.12%) iGaming
Job Titles
1 1023 (61.85%) Developer
2 473 (28.60%) .NET Developer
3 321 (19.41%) C# Developer
4 235 (14.21%) C# .NET Developer
5 221 (13.36%) Senior Developer
6 182 (11.00%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 170 (10.28%) Analyst
8 154 (9.31%) ASP.NET Developer
9 140 (8.46%) Software Developer
10 107 (6.47%) Business Intelligence Developer
11 94 (5.68%) Senior .NET Developer
11 94 (5.68%) DBA
12 89 (5.38%) Senior C# Developer
13 67 (4.05%) Architect
13 67 (4.05%) Web Developer
14 66 (3.99%) SQL DBA
15 58 (3.51%) C# Software Developer
16 57 (3.45%) Junior
16 57 (3.45%) Administrator
17 55 (3.33%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 942 (56.95%) .NET
2 766 (46.31%) ASP.NET
3 505 (30.53%) HTML
4 419 (25.33%) CSS
5 309 (18.68%) ASP.NET MVC
6 278 (16.81%) jQuery
7 245 (14.81%) XML
8 238 (14.39%) WCF
9 230 (13.91%) Web Services
10 181 (10.94%) .NET Framework
11 180 (10.88%) HTML5
12 113 (6.83%) LINQ
13 101 (6.11%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
14 95 (5.74%) Ajax
14 95 (5.74%) SOAP
15 83 (5.02%) CSS3
16 77 (4.66%) JSON
16 77 (4.66%) ASP.NET Web Forms
17 72 (4.35%) KnockoutJS
18 66 (3.99%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 170 (10.28%) Analytical Skills
2 70 (4.23%) Enterprise Software
3 59 (3.57%) Management Information System
4 54 (3.26%) N-Tier
5 43 (2.60%) Computer Science
6 40 (2.42%) Clustering
7 39 (2.36%) Mobile App
8 38 (2.30%) iPhone
9 34 (2.06%) Replication
9 34 (2.06%) Inversion of Control
10 25 (1.51%) Client/Server
10 25 (1.51%) Streaming Music
11 21 (1.27%) FlexPod
12 20 (1.21%) User Experience
13 18 (1.09%) NHS
14 16 (0.97%) Mathematics
15 15 (0.91%) Physics
16 13 (0.79%) Visualisation
17 8 (0.48%) Social Media
17 8 (0.48%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 403 (24.37%) Windows
2 86 (5.20%) Linux
3 80 (4.84%) Android
4 58 (3.51%) Windows Server 2008
5 46 (2.78%) UNIX
6 37 (2.24%) Apple iOS
7 35 (2.12%) Windows Server 2012
8 28 (1.69%) Windows Server 2003
9 26 (1.57%) Solaris
9 26 (1.57%) Windows XP
10 25 (1.51%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 22 (1.33%) Windows 7
12 21 (1.27%) OS/400
12 21 (1.27%) AIX
12 21 (1.27%) HPUX
12 21 (1.27%) SUSE
12 21 (1.27%) zOS
13 19 (1.15%) Windows 8
14 9 (0.54%) Windows Vista
15 7 (0.42%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 557 (33.68%) Agile Software Development
2 479 (28.96%) MVC
3 281 (16.99%) Business Intelligence
4 268 (16.20%) TDD
5 217 (13.12%) OO
6 169 (10.22%) Scrum
7 158 (9.55%) Software Engineering
8 154 (9.31%) Web Development
9 136 (8.22%) Project Management
10 129 (7.80%) Web Application Development
11 114 (6.89%) E-Commerce
12 113 (6.83%) CRM
13 106 (6.41%) Unit Testing
14 97 (5.86%) Dependency Injection
15 93 (5.62%) ITIL
16 91 (5.50%) Mentoring
17 90 (5.44%) Performance Tuning
18 88 (5.32%) Migration
19 86 (5.20%) OOD
19 86 (5.20%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 916 (55.38%) C#
2 766 (46.31%) SQL
3 465 (28.11%) JavaScript
4 266 (16.08%) T-SQL
5 210 (12.70%) VB.NET
6 78 (4.72%) Java
7 76 (4.59%) PHP
7 76 (4.59%) VB
8 54 (3.26%) VBA
9 47 (2.84%) PowerShell
10 44 (2.66%) C++
11 34 (2.06%) C
12 27 (1.63%) VB6
13 19 (1.15%) Python
14 17 (1.03%) VBScript
15 13 (0.79%) Delphi
15 13 (0.79%) Ruby
16 12 (0.73%) PL/SQL
17 9 (0.54%) Objective-C
18 4 (0.24%) X++
Qualifications
1 193 (11.67%) Degree
2 59 (3.57%) Microsoft Certification
3 45 (2.72%) VCP4
4 18 (1.09%) Security Cleared
5 16 (0.97%) MCTS
5 16 (0.97%) MCP
6 14 (0.85%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 13 (0.79%) MCITP
7 13 (0.79%) ISTQB
8 11 (0.67%) ITIL Certification
9 10 (0.60%) ISEB
9 10 (0.60%) Cisco Certification
10 9 (0.54%) CISM
10 9 (0.54%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 9 (0.54%) CCNA
10 9 (0.54%) CISSP
10 9 (0.54%) MCSE
10 9 (0.54%) MCPD
11 6 (0.36%) Microsoft Certified Architect
11 6 (0.36%) NCDA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 60 (3.63%) QA
2 26 (1.57%) SLA
3 17 (1.03%) WAI
4 14 (0.85%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.060%) BS7799
5 1 (0.060%) HL7
System Software
1 99 (5.99%) Active Directory
2 81 (4.90%) VMware Infrastructure
3 56 (3.39%) Hyper-V
4 31 (1.87%) vSphere
5 21 (1.27%) KVM
6 20 (1.21%) XenDesktop
7 7 (0.42%) XenApp
8 4 (0.24%) XenServer
9 2 (0.12%) Oracle RMAN
9 2 (0.12%) Varnish
9 2 (0.12%) vCloud
10 1 (0.060%) NFS
10 1 (0.060%) VMware Server
10 1 (0.060%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 23 (1.39%) Tivoli
2 7 (0.42%) WSUS
3 6 (0.36%) SCOM
3 6 (0.36%) WMI
4 4 (0.24%) HP Quality Center
4 4 (0.24%) Puppet
4 4 (0.24%) Opscode Chef
4 4 (0.24%) SCCM
5 3 (0.18%) NetBackup
6 2 (0.12%) Control-M
6 2 (0.12%) Data Guard
6 2 (0.12%) McAfee ePO
6 2 (0.12%) SCOrch
7 1 (0.060%) Hyperic
7 1 (0.060%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 572 (34.58%) Microsoft
2 130 (7.86%) Oracle
3 116 (7.01%) VMware
4 59 (3.57%) Cisco
5 58 (3.51%) NetApp
6 41 (2.48%) HP
7 39 (2.36%) Google
8 31 (1.87%) Citrix
9 30 (1.81%) Red Hat
10 27 (1.63%) EMC
11 25 (1.51%) Juniper
11 25 (1.51%) Sitecore
12 23 (1.39%) IBM
13 22 (1.33%) Business Objects
14 21 (1.27%) BMC
14 21 (1.27%) CA
14 21 (1.27%) CheckPoint
14 21 (1.27%) Symantec
14 21 (1.27%) Brocade
15 19 (1.15%) SAP
Manchester, Lancashire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Car Allowance, Pension
Posted: 15 hours ago
Bolton, Lancashire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + bonus+bens
Posted: 2 days ago
Bolton, Lancashire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + benefits+bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Cheadle, Cheshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £32000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Greater Manchester
Comtecs
Salary: £33000 - £34000 Per Annum +Bonus +Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Altrincham, Cheshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £32000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Stockport, Cheshire
Techsearch Technology
Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £49000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Salford, Lancashire
Techsearch Technology
Salary: From £20,000 to £25,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Salford, Lancashire
Techsearch Technology
Salary: From £30,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Altrincham, Cheshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + BENEFITS
Posted: 2 days ago
Sale, Cheshire
Searchability
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Posted: 2 days ago
Bolton, Lancashire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £25000 - £32000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
New Gen Technology
Salary: From £20,000 to £35,000 per annum Plus excellent benefits.
Posted: 2 days ago
Bolton, Lancashire
Recital Consulting
Salary: £16000 - £18000 Per Annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Bolton, Lancashire
Uniting Ambition
Salary: £45k - 48k per year
Posted: 3 days ago
Greater Manchester
DCS Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £50000 Per Annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Greater Manchester
DCS Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £40000 Per Annum
Posted: 3 days ago